Courses

From the novice to the professional crafts person, there's something for everyone. Find your creative side at the Centre for Craft & Design.

Our courses are a great way of exploring your creativity, honing your skills or just a wonderful way to unwind.

Registration for classes and workshops is on a first come, first served, prepaid basis. Fees must be paid prior to commencement of classes. 

To register, you can call (902) 539 7491 ext. 111, email Tammy, register online or mail your registration form and payment to:

Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design
Box 1686, 322 Charlotte Street
Sydney, Nova Scotia  B1P 6T7

May 8 - June 12, 2014
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sara Roth
This course is an introduction the image-making possibilities of screen printing. We will be designing stencils, using found objects and water-based media to create images on paper and fabric. Make...
May 1 - June 19, 2014
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Diane Campbell
Students will learn to wind a warp, dress the loom, read a weaving draft and weave a project of their choice. This program is suitable for beginner level weavers and those who may have had a little...
May 1 - June 5, 2014
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lynda Lou MacIntyre
  You’ve already learned the basics such as soldering, sawing, filing and finishing silver jewellery in our beginner class. You loved the class and now your jewellery making imagination is...
May 1 - June 19, 2014
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Palmer
Embrace the magical process of oil painting as you are guided through the journey of learning about artistic expression through paint and colour and receive one-on-one guidance as your oil painting...
April 30 - June 4, 2014
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lynda Lou MacIntyre
So, you’ve taken our beginner jewellery class (or have previous jewellery skills) and have a special project in your imagination? This is your opportunity to spend some time in our fully-...
April 30 - June 18, 2014
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Barbara Palmer
Embrace the magical process of oil painting as you are guided through the journey of learning about artistic expression through paint and colour and receive one-on-one guidance as your oil painting...
April 30 - June 4, 2014
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lynda Lou MacIntyre
You’ve already learned the basics such as soldering, sawing, filing and finishing silver jewellery in our beginner class. You loved the class and now your jewellery making imagination is...
April 29 - May 20, 2014
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Janice MacKay
Have you always wanted to knit hats, scarves and mittens for your loved ones? Now is the time to learn! Join Janice and learn casting on and off, basic knitting stitches, abbreviations and pattern...
April 29 - June 17, 2014
9:00 am - 12 noon
Robina Bagnell
This program focuses on stained glass creation using the copper foil method which is done in five principal steps. 1) Designing on paper and transferring the design to glass 2) Cutting glass and...
April 29 - June 17, 2014
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Patsy MacAulay MacKinnon
With emphasis on dark, rich colour, we’ll explore how it impacts the illusion of light in watercolour. Join Patsy in depths of colour! We’ll create a full range of value patterns while...
April 29 - June 17, 2014
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Robina Bagnell
This program focuses on stained glass creation using the copper foil method which is done in five principal steps. 1) Designing on paper and transferring the design to glass 2) Cutting glass and...
April 28 - June 16, 2014
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Kenny Boone
Create better watercolour paintings through an understanding of materials and tools, making use of a sketch pad by creating thumbnail sketches in ink and watercolour. Through the process of keeping a...
April 28 - June 16, 2014
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Caitlyn Purcell
 At the Centre, we think pride in your creative accomplishments is something to celebrate. Acquiring a technical skill can be the most satisfying, especially when you get to take something...